Now it’s official, I brought out the summer shorts over the weekend and they confirmed what my tight jeans were telling me… I packed on a few pounds over the winter and it looks like I gave up a belt notch too!
Never let the meat grill alone. I’m taking this one a bit further by dedicating a grill just to vegetables when we have friends and family over for dinner. Family style vegetables off the grill really helped my broaden my eating habits.
|Two Zone Grilling Vegetables Roasting while Steaks are Searing|
These vegetables are the top 5 vegetables that are most often on my grills. They pack tremendous health benefits beyond helping with weight! GrillGrate, Eat Well on the Grillers Diet.
|Beets||Betanin and vulgaxanthin, Lutein and zeaxanthin||antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. Protects the skin and promotes healthy eyes|
|Red Bell Peppers||Cartenoids-alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein, cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin. Vitamins C||prevention of cardiovascular disease and prevention of type 2 diabetes. Promotes healthy eyes. Anti-cancer benefits, anti-inflammatory properties|
|Sweet Potatoes||Beta-carotene, peonidins and cyanidins, sporamins||antioxidant properties and anti-inflammatory properties, helps prevent oxidative damage to our cells, may reduce the risk of breast and other types of cancer, promotes healthy eyes|
|Yellow Squash||alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin, Vitamin C||prevention of cardiovascular disease and prevention of type 2 diabetes. Promotes healthy eyes. Anti-cancer benefits, anti-inflammatory properties|
|Asparagus||asparanin A, sarsasapogenin, protodioscin, and diosgenin, quercetin, rutin, kaempferol and isorhamnetin, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and the minerals zinc, manganese, and selenium, glutathione||Anti-inflammatory, reduces risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, helps regulate blood sugar, supports healthy eyes|